Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Historian Software

A week ago I sat in on a presentation for a type of software I had never had dealings with before: historian software.  It was GE's version of the software, called Proficy.  Before the demo I did a quick check on what the software was, and it really just sounded like a database with a nice GUI.  

But after the presentation I have to admit that it's really a lot more than that.  I'm not sure if I'll ever use anything like this, since it seems geared towards enterprise-level applications and I gravitate to startup companies.  But it's still neat. 

It's always cool to learn about something new in this field.  Maybe I'll check out NI's historian software, NI Citadel.

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